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Visitor’s visa and residence permit

A visitor's visa allows you to stay in Norway or other Schengen countries for up to 90 days over a period of 180 days. A residence permit gives you the opportunity to work in Norway and to stay for more than 90 days.

Citizens of Bahrain must a apply for a visitor's visa. Likewise, citizens of Bahrain need a residence permit in order to work or to take up residence for longer than 90 days.

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany receives applications for visitor's visas on Norway's behalf. Please refer to their website for details and contact information.

Applications for residence permit for Norway are handled by the Norwegian Embassy in Abu Dhabi.

Residence permit

For information on the requirements to apply for work/residence permits and family reunification to Norway, please find information on the website of the Norwegian Embassy in the United Arab Emirates.

When applying for a residence permit to Norway, documents can be handed in here:

Royal Norwegian Consular Agency

P.O. Box 15409


Kingdom of Bahrain

Visiting address:

Manama Centre, Government Ave, Entrance 2, 7th Floor

Telephone: (+973) 17213591

Fax: (+973) 17227616

E-mail: [email protected]